The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  GOOD DAY DEAR.
From:  "samuel patrick" <samuelpatrick@fastwebmail.it>
Date:  Tue, 08 Jul 2008 09:19:50 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "GOOD DAY DEAR." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 08 Jul 2008 09:19:50 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "samuel patrick" <samuelpatrick@fastwebmail.it>, although it may have been spoofed.

FROM DESKTOP OF SAMUEL PATRICK
BANK OF AFRICA COTONOU
BENIN REPUBLIC WEST AFRICA.
FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPT.
  
DEAR  FRIEND.                            
  
I AM SAMUEL PATRICK, I WORK WITH THE BANK OF AFRICA, AS THE FOREIGN REMITTANCE ACCOUNTANT IN THE BANK DR.HANSEN TERRY, HAVE BEEN MY GOOD CLIENT AS REGARD KNOWING HIS ASSET IN MY BANK.DR HANSEN IS A CITIZEN OF AMERICA, WHO OWN A MULTIMILLION CONSTRUCTION COMPANY HERE IN BENIN.
  
I AM HIS ACCOUNT OFFICER IN THE BANK, SO HE IS MY CLIENT.
  
ON THE 30TH OF JANUARY 2004, MY CLIENT, HIS WIFE AND THEIR THREE CHILDREN WERE INVOLVED IN A GHASTLY MOTOR ACCIDENT ALONG PORT-NOVO EXPRESS ROAD. MY CLIENT AND HIS ENTIRE FAMILY UNFORTUNATELY LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE ACCIDENT.
  
SINCE THEN I HAVE MADE SEVERAL INQUIRIES TO THEIR EMBASSY TO LOCATE ANY OF MY CLIENT'S  EXTENDED RELATIVES, WHICH HAS PROVED ABORTIVE. AFTER THESE SEVERAL UNSUCCESSFUL  ATTEMPTS,THE NEED TO CONTACT YOU AROSE BASED ON THE FACT THAT YOU ARE A FOREIGNER.
  
MY MAIN REASON FOR CONTACTING YOU IS TO ASSIST ME IN REPATRIATING THE MONEY AND PROPERTY LEFT BEHIND BY MY CLIENT BEFORE THEY ARE CONFISCATED OR DECLARED UNSERVICEABLE BY THE BANK WHERE THEY ARE DEPOSITED/LODGED. PARTICULARLY, THE BANK OF AFRICA.WHERE THE DECEASED HAS A BALANCE SUM OF 20.5M (TWENTY MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND USD) IN HIS ACCOUNT.
  
THE BANK ISSUED A FINAL NOTICE TO ME TO PROVIDE THE NEXT OF KIN OF MY CLIENT OR THEY WILL BE LEFT WITH NO OTHER CHOICE THAN TO CONFISCATE HIS FUNDS.
  
SINCE I HAVE BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL IN LOCATING MY CLIENT'S RELATIVES FOR THE PAST 3 YEARS, NOW I SEEK YOUR CONSENT TO PRESENT YOU AS THE NEXT OF KIN OF MY CLIENT SO THAT THE FUND,THE SUM OF TWENTY MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS WILL BE PAID IN YOUR NAME INSTEAD OF LEAVING IT FOR THE BANK.
  
I HAVE ALREADY PERFECTED EVERY UNDERGROUND WORK TO BACK UP ANY CLAIM WE MAY MAKE. ALL THAT I REQUIRE IS YOUR HONEST COOPERATION TO ENABLE US SEE THIS ARRANGEMENT THROUGH.
  
I GUARANTEE THAT THIS WILL BE EXECUTED UNDER A LEGITIMATE ARRANGEMENT THAT I  WILL PROTECT YOU FROM ANY BREACH OF THE LAW. PLEASE REPLY ME IF YOU CAN ASSIST.
  
FINALLY KINDLY GIVE ME YOUR CONFIDENTIAL PHONE/FAX NUMBERS SO THAT I CAN FAX OR ATTACH A SPECIMEN APPLICATION  WHICH YOU WILL SUMMIT TO THE BANK AS THE NEXT OF KIN,ALSO YOUR OFFICE AND RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE TOWARDS THIS,I HAVE RESOLVED ALREADY THAT WE WILL DISCUSS BETWEEN US ON THE EQUITY FORMULA WE CAN SHARE THE MONEY.
 

BEST REGARDS,
  
SAMUEL PATRICK.